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    Is PGS / PGT-A really necessary for an egg donation cycle? Why not do Genetic Testing on the egg donor's blood sample?

    You can ask your egg donor agency to privately arrange genetic testing of the egg donor's blood sample, instead of doing much more expensive PGS / PGT-A (embryo genetic testing) at the IVF clinic. Here are the contact information of various DNA-testing companies in the greater KL region...
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    IVF 40ish support group

    Dear Jessica, As previously mentioned, Ovogene in fact source their Chinese donor eggs from an Egg Bank in Penang, Malaysia. You can request donor matching from both sources, and see that the photos and profiles are very similar, if not identical. Yet, Ovogene charge much more than the Egg Bank...
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    IVF 40ish support group

    Dear ladies, many fertility doctors argue that genetic testing of IVF embryos (PGS or PGT-A) is useful for older women, firstly to prevent Down Syndrome, and secondly, to improve the IVF success rates per cycle by weeding out non-viable genetically abnormal embryos. However, there appears to be...
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    Egg donation in Malaysia - Beware lack of rigorous genetic screening of Egg Donor (blood sample) and being pushed to do expensive PGS / PGT-A

    You can ask your egg donor agency to privately arrange genetic testing of the egg donor's blood sample, instead of doing much more expensive PGS / PGT-A (embryo genetic testing) at the IVF clinic. Here are the contact information of various DNA-testing companies in the greater KL region...
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    Review of egg donor agency and egg donation programs in Malaysia. Beware of additional costs in Johor !

    Please also see this previous thread: https://singaporemotherhood.com/forum/threads/egg-donation-in-malaysia-precautions-that-singaporean-patients-should-take.258943/
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    Planning for Overseas IVF

    Australian patients file lawsuit against PGS / PGT-A (embryo genetic testing)
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    Seeking Egg Donor

    Review of egg donor agency and egg donation programs in Malaysia. Beware of additional costs in Johor ! https://singaporemotherhood.com/forum/threads/review-of-egg-donor-agency-and-egg-donation-programs-in-malaysia-beware-of-additional-costs-in-johor.261690/
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    Egg Donor Here

    You can ask your egg donor agency to privately arrange genetic testing of the egg donor's blood sample, instead of doing much more expensive PGS / PGT-A (embryo genetic testing) at the IVF clinic. Here are the contact information of various DNA-testing companies in the greater KL region...
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    Latest news on PGS / PGT-A (embryo genetic testing), which cast doubts on the usefulness and effectiveness of this technique for older women

    Here are the latest news on Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS / PGT-A), which cast doubts on the usefulness and effectiveness of this technique for older women undergoing IVF / ICSI : Prominent Physicians and Scientists Criticize Continued Utilization of Preimplantation Genetic Testing for...
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    IVF/Egg donor overseas

    Here is a review of egg donor agencies and egg donation programs in Malaysia: https://singaporemotherhood.com/forum/threads/review-of-egg-donor-agency-and-egg-donation-programs-in-malaysia-beware-of-additional-costs-in-johor.261690/
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    Planning for Overseas IVF

    If you are considering doing embryo genetic testing (PGS / PGT-A) overseas, here are the latest news updates: Prominent Physicians and Scientists Criticize Continued Utilization of Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy (PGT-A) in IVF and Warn about a New Fourth Generation Test...
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    Egg Freezing Overseas - Advice and Tips for Singaporean patients

    Q & A on the Quora website: https://www.quora.com/Social-egg-freezing-if-you-have-frozen-your-eggs-overseas-as-a-single-woman-can-you-later-import-into-Singapore-after-getting-married...
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    Planning for Overseas IVF

    Just for your information, foreign patients doing IVF in Malaysia are not required to produce a marriage certificate. They however have to sign a form at the clinic, declaring that they are legally married in their country of origin. This is unlike Thailand, where you have to produce a valid...
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    Review of egg donor agency and egg donation programs in Malaysia. Beware of additional costs in Johor !

    Dear Ladies, Below is a list of egg donor agencies in Malaysia. Typically, these agencies charge between 20k to 25K Malaysian ringgits, if you approach them directly. Cost will usually be higher if you ask a Malaysian IVF clinic to source egg donors for you from these agencies, typically...
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    IVF/Egg donor overseas

    Here are three tips for Singaporean patients considering egg donation in Malaysia: (1) Do not do highly-expensive genetic screening of IVF embryos (PGS / PGT-A). Instead, insist on doing genetic testing of the egg donor's blood sample, which is much cheaper than PGS. Moreover, you can also use...
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    experience w/ egg donation?

    Dear tanya82, Please click on the following links: https://singaporemotherhood.com/forum/threads/choices-and-options-available-for-patients-considering-egg-donation-in-singapore-what-are-the-disadvantages-and-pitfalls-of-using-an-egg-donor.257733/...
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    Egg Freezing Overseas - Advice and Tips for Singaporean patients

    Excellent blog detailing a Singaporean woman's experience in freezing her eggs overseas: https://annahaotanto.com/egg-freezing-in-singapore-procedure/
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    New scientific evidence dispute the beneficial effects of PGS / PGT-A in IVF treatment

    Many fertility clinic websites claim that PGS can improve IVF success for older women and patients with multiple IVF failures or recurrent miscarriages. However, there has recently been increasing contradictory information from different sources, which dispute the beneficial claims of PGS in IVF...
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    Egg Freezing Overseas - Advice and Tips for Singaporean patients

    Social egg freezing is currently banned in Singapore. Hence, many single women who wish to preserve their fertility travel overseas to freeze their eggs in foreign fertility clinics. Because the procedure is so expensive, it would be wise to take some precautions before deciding on egg freezing...

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